Vascular causes of AMS are typically abrupt in onset
Seizures can be non-convulsive and affect cognition
Alzheimer's - Dementia advances before onset of motor symptoms
MRI stroke protocol not as helpful as MRI Brain - given it does not have sagittal and T1 views. If not looking for acute stroke, can get full brain MRI for more information.
- Epilepsy and Paraneoplastic disease can have normal MRIs
Posted 07/28/16 02:20:09 PM by Adam Faye
Lewy Body Dementia: Need 2/3 "Core Clinical Features"
- Fluctuations in cognition and levels of alertness - severity, duration and symptoms can vary
- Visual Hallucinations
- REM sleep behavior disorder
- Neuroleptic sensitivity
- Repeated falls
- Autonomic dysfunction
Posted 07/28/16 02:33:17 PM by Adam Faye
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